Posted by: mollyscafeistanbul | August 21, 2012

first cafe

OK now I am strolling through memory lane.  here i will post some photos from my first cafe.  some of you may remember it and perhaps your photo will be here.

this is what it looked like before opening.

freshly painted– by me!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in process

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

open for business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

here are some photos of events.

first party– birthday twins jimmy and molly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

carter’s birthday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

goodbye party for franco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

duff reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

julie doxsee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

jeff kahrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ed foster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mel kenne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

john ash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and of course music!

cyclown circus played often while they were in town.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nicholas and agnes played turkish traditional ottoman music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nicholas and friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

oscar was a music lover and everyone loved oscar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and here are some photos of customers.

this was actually one of my landlords wearing my coat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with good friends cevdet and carter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photographer friend metin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ulas and cevdet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bruce and deniz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

canadian greg and moroccan mostafa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a writer whose name escapes me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

kelly and oscar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

our dear friend john

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

jonas, the first zimmerman i ever met. i asked if he was a musician!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

is it a bird or is it a man?!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my good friend stefan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

these people were staying nearby and became regulars while they were here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my best friend nancy, visiting from oregon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and of course i must end with a few photos of dear oscar

 

baby oscar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

his favourite place to sleep

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my all time favourite photo of oscar and bunny

 

 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: